Like this idea. Can be done with a variety of different shapes. Create Christmas carol ornament or gift tag---cut holiday shape from corrugated cardboard, print holiday music to cut into same shape, glue and attach raffia bow!
The story goes that 1000 blankets were expected at this yarnbombing event in Helsinki, Finland, but ended up with 7800 and used only about half the pile. After the yarnbombing event all the blankets were donated to the safe house movement.